ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ is one of the women featured in “Knock Down the House,” which documents the grassroots campaigns of four women who ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 against powerful incumbents. The film screens in Middlebury on Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., Axinn 232, Old Chapel Rd., Middlebury College.

Thursday, Nov. 14

Addison and Ferrisburgh vote no on elementary school closings

ORGANIZERS OPPOSED TO closing Addison Central School put up this sign not far from the Addison Town Clerk’s Office on Tuesday. Voters overwhelmingly defeated elementary school closure proposals in Addison and Ferrisburgh. Independent photo/Steve James

ADDISON & FERRISBURGH — On Tuesday voters in Addison and Ferrisburgh, by large margins, rejected the Addison Northwest School District’s proposal to close Addison Central School (ACS) and Ferri

Downtown Middlebury rail project hits Main St.

DOWNTOWN MIDDLEBURY HAS been a beehive of construction activity this week as workers prepare the rail corridor for a tunnel that will replace the Merchants Row and Main Street rail bridges. Independent photo/Steve James

MIDDLEBURY — Both pedestrian and vehicular traffic in downtown Middlebury was slower than usual this week, as work on the $72 million rail bridges replacement project jumped from the train corridor


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